Cocktail Party Supplies Helena MT

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Helena. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to party planners, caterers, liquor stores and wine and spirits, as well as advice on drink recipes, mixers, rum, vodka, whiskey and tequila.

Rialto
(406) 442-1890
52 N Last Chance Gulch St
Helena, MT
Description
Rialto - Maybe you'll see Norm in the corner. Or Cliff sitting next to him. Maybe Sam behind the bar. Yep, Rialto is that comfortable, cozy neighborhood bar - the kind where the bartender seems to know everyone who walks through the door.

Troy Schneider Inc
(406) 449-2609
605 Graham St
Helena, MT
Description
Troy Schneider Inc - Sometimes you just don't want to pay $12 for a drink. On those nights, head out to Troy Schneider Inc, located at [Address]. And while they may be cheaper, they're definitely not weaker.

Fat Boy & Charlies
(406) 442-4088
1225 Custer Ave E
Helena, MT
Description
Fat Boy & Charlies - So you want to get a table? Be prepared to shell out some cash. Fat Boy & Charlies caters to the upscale crowd so you better make sure you're ready to roll.

Suds Hut Famous Chicken
(406) 443-7837
2701 N Montana Ave
Helena, MT
Description
Suds Hut Famous Chicken - You might see a celeb here. But he/she will probably be on one of the many flat screen TVs lining the walls. Suds Hut Famous Chicken is the place you'd likely go to to watch that big game but you'll probably have so much fun, you'll stick around longer.

Corner Bar
(406) 443-9765
3212 Euclid Ave
Helena, MT
Description
Corner Bar - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into Corner Bar, looking nice will help. The crowd is attractive and the bartenders even more so. If you're looking for a nice spot to hang with friends and meet new (attractive) people, Corner Bar will do the trick.

Dapper D's
(406) 443-9791
2201 N Montana Ave
Helena, MT
Description
Dapper D's - Beer, liquor and all other booze-it all ends up in the same place. If you're looking for a decent fueling station with moderate prices, [name] is right on the money.

Sleeping Giant Brewing Co
(406) 442-5960
939 Getchell St
Helena, MT
Description
Sleeping Giant Brewing Co - Beer, liquor and all other booze-it all ends up in the same place. If you're looking for a decent fueling station with moderate prices, [name] is right on the money.

Hap's Beer Parlor
(406) 443-2804
1505 Railroad Ave
Helena, MT
Description
Hap's Beer Parlor - If you're trying to impress your date, Hap's Beer Parlor is the place to do it. The drinks are strong, the atmosphere laid back and welcoming. Grab a seat and check out the many specials Hap's Beer Parlor offers.

Longhorn Saloon & Gaming
(406) 449-4020
2101 11th Ave
Helena, MT
Description
Longhorn Saloon & Gaming - If you're trying to impress your date, Longhorn Saloon & Gaming is the place to do it. The drinks are strong, the atmosphere laid back and welcoming. Grab a seat and check out the many specials Longhorn Saloon & Gaming offers.

Blackfoot River Brewing Co
(406) 449-3005
54 S Park Ave
Helena, MT
Description
Blackfoot River Brewing Co - If you're looking to kick back, Blackfoot River Brewing Co, located at [Address], is a safe bet. It's not the kind of place that's going to break your wallet, so that's more you have left over for happy hour.

Technique, Technique, Technique

Technique, Technique, Technique

By Russ Cobbe

In real estate the mantra is location, location, location but in mixing cocktails its technique, technique, technique. Most home bartenders tend to just throw the ingredients together and serve the drink and in a lot of commercial establishments they do the same thing. The way a drink is prepared can make a big difference in how it tastes and in the atmosphere created.

Chilling a Glass
Always chill glasses before filling them. There are a couple of ways to accomplish this. First is to simply put them in the fridge or a freezer a couple of hours ahead of time. If you forget however you can fill the glass with shaved or crushed ice for a few minutes. Make sure to empty the ice before preparing the drink.

Frosting a Glass
For "frosted" drinks you can put the glass in the freezer ahead of time or bury it in shaved ice until it has a white, frosted and ice-cold look and feel. For "sugar-frosted" glasses, wet the rim of the glass that is already chilled with lemon or lime juice and then dip into powdered sugar or coarse salt depending on the recipe.

Floating Liqueurs
Creating a layered drink, also known as a pousse caf�, is not difficult once you know how. The main concept is the heavier ingredients go in first and the lighter ones on top so the ingredients don't mix. Take an inverted spoon and slowly pour the ingredient onto the back of the spoon. This spreads it out and reduces the churn that happens with a straight pour. This can also be done by pouring the ingredient down a glass rod.

Flaming Liqueurs
To make a flaming drink you have to have a spirit that has a high alcohol content. Brandy is normally used. Prewarm the glass being used. Pour some liquor into the prewarmed glass and heat a smaller amount over a flame or in a saucepan on a stove. Light it with a match and then pour it into the glass being used very carefully. This will cause the rest of the alcohol to ignite. Be careful, flames can jump up qu...

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